Internal Auditor Why Internal Audit & Risk at M&S? We are on an exciting journey at M&S. As an international multi-channel retailer, we inspire customers around the world with our mix of innovative food and fashion ranges! Joining the M&S Internal Audit & Risk team provides an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to major transformation at an iconic company and to work with different teams, reviewing the effectiveness of business processes, challenging and supporting improvements to the control environment and adding tangible value. This team’s activities are also directly aligned with the stated business objective to enhance digital capabilities across the organisation. We'll nurture and mentor you towards broader business and finance responsibilities, paving the way for advancement into key positions. What You’ll Do Every Day Participating and leading on delivery of core audit activities, including preparation of risk assessments, test programmes and drafting audit report content in line with the functional Internal Audit methodology. Engaging key business partners during audit activities, providing regular progress updates. Actively developing strong relationships with a wide range of business contacts to gain knowledge and insight into the issues affecting the business and maintaining effective partnerships. Maintaining quality and integrity standards and delivering against functional KPI targets. Engaging with action owners to obtain regular progress updates and drive timely completion of audit actions. Assisting the development of the audit plan for the year by proposing relevant audits and analytics work for inclusion. You Should Apply If Accounting or Audit qualification (ACA/ACCA or IIA is preferred). Internal Audit experience, including 1- 4 years relevant PQE. Demonstrable knowledge of risk and control audit methodologies and practical experience of auditing techniques, including risk assessment, controls evaluation, different testing methodologies (substantive and non-substantive) and audit report writing. Ability to develop and execute high quality audit programmes from first principles (where no prior audit files exist), for ambiguous or abstract operational and commercial business processes. Integrity and objectivity. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. To be a great teammate, capable of building and maintaining effective relationships. Demonstrable commercial acumen and ability to make practical recommendations that add value to the business. Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills, with the ability to challenge where necessary. Ability to adapt to new ways of working. Working for Us Means Hybrid Working Industry leading pension of up to 12% M&S contribution Bonus up to 40% 20% discount on M&S products Up to 2 weeks working abroad A range of wellbeing support (including free counselling and a virtual GP for you and immediate family) 25% off gym memberships, access to online fitness classes and discounts for complementary health services, such as nutrition and lifestyle coaching Everyone’s welcome M&S is ready to push boundaries to lead the retail industry into a greener, speedier, more inspiring digital era. That’s why we’re revolutionising how we work and offering our most exciting opportunities yet. There’s never been a better time to be part of our team. Marks & Spencer aims to be an inclusive organisation, trusted and admired by our colleagues, customers and suppliers. Join us and make an immediate impact. We are committed to an active Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy, which starts with our recruitment and selection process, and we are happy to talk flexible working. If you consider yourself to require reasonable adjustments to any part of our recruitment process, we invite you to share those requirements with us when completing your application. We will make every effort to ensure your needs are met to provide a fair and transparent process of assessment.
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